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Godown Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Godau, which may be a habitational name from Göda (formerly Godaw), a place in Saxony.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Godown Family Origin

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Godown Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farms

    10%

In 1880, the most common Godown occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Godown's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Godown family was Farms. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Godown.

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Godown Life Expectancy

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